Azerbaijan’s border guards prevent another drug smuggling attempt
Azerbaijan’s State Border Service (SBS) received information about an unidentified sailing object entering the country’s territorial waters on March 20.
10:40 22 March
U.S. military helicopter crashes in Iraq with seven aboard
An American military helicopter crashed Thursday near the city of Qaim in western Iraq, killing some of the seven service members aboard, United States officials said, APA reports quoting The New York Times.
07:46 16 March
Azerbaijani Coast Guard rescues fishermen from stormy sea
On 12 March, two persons aboard a boat (ŞA-274) with a Yamaha-48 engine sought help from the Coast Guard of Azerbaijan’s State Border Service (SBS) after facing the risk of sinking in stormy weather.
10:39 13 March
Azerbaijani border guards prevent drug smuggling attempt
On March 10, Azerbaijani borders guards in Astara district prevented two persons from violating the state border with Iran.
14:48 12 March
Fishermen rescued from sea in adverse weather
On 9 March, the two-member crew of a boat (ŞA-284) with a Yamaha-85 engine sought help from the Azerbaijani State Border Service (SBS) Coast Guard over malfunction in the engine.
12:32 12 March
Azerbaijan detains four foreigners for border trespassing attempt
Azerbaijan’s border guards have detained four foreigners and one Azerbaijani citizen for attempting to illegally cross the state border.
11:21 10 March
Azerbaijan detains two Iranians for maritime trespassing
Two Iranian citizens, Mehran Yusif Nijat (born 1985) and Jamzemi Ismayil (born 1984) were detained for violating Azerbaijan's marine borders, the State Border Service told APA.
13:27 09 March
Azerbaijani president ups salaries of servicemen of State Border Service
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to increase the salaries of the State Border Service’s servicemen and civilian workers, who are not public servants.
18:42 07 March
Russian citizen suspected of murder detained at Azerbaijani-Georgian border
Azerbaijan’s border guards have detained Russian citizen Intigam Mammadov (1983), who was declared wanted on suspicion of committing a murder in 2017, over an attempt to cross the country’s border with Georgia, the State Border Service of Azerbaijan told APA.
16:11 06 March
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva inaugurates new education block of Special School of State Border Service
A new education block of the Special School of the State Border Service has been inaugurated in Mardakan, Khazar district.
15:33 05 March
Ministry of Emergency Situations: Search continues for crew member of Iranian cargo ship
Search continues for a crew member of the Taradis cargo ship sailing under the Iranian flag.
19:23 28 February
Azerbaijani border guards prevent drug smuggling via Caspian Sea
Azerbaijan’s State Border Service (SBS) has prevented the smuggling of drugs to the country via the Caspian Sea.
10:07 27 February
Azerbaijan’s helicopter, two ships involved in search for Iranian sailor missing in Caspian Sea
A helicopter of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations and two coast guard vessels of the State Border Service are involved in the search for a missing crew member of the TARADIS cargo vessel, sailing under Iran's flag in the Caspian Sea, the Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.
11:56 26 February
Ceremony of laying first border markers on Azerbaijani-Russian border held - UPDATED
A ceremony of laying the first border markers on the Azerbaijani-Russian border was held in Zukhul village of country’s Gusar district on Feb. 22, APA’s northern bureau reported.
11:59 22 February
Ex-Georgian leader banned entry to Ukraine till 2021
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who has been stateless since July 2017, has been banned entry into Ukraine till 2021, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
01:44 22 February
Azerbaijani court commences hearing on Afgan Mukhtarli’s appeal
Shaki Court of Appeal has commenced a hearing on the appeal filed by imprisoned journalist Afgan Mukhtarli, APA reports.
13:50 20 February
Azerbaijan detains Uzbek, Kyrgyz citizens for attempting to illegally cross border with Iran
Azerbaijan’s border guards have recently detained 6 citizens of Central Asian countries over an attempt to illegally cross the border with Iran and prevented the attempted smuggling of large amounts of alcoholic beverages by sea, the State Border Service told APA.
10:37 20 February
State Border Service detains 45 trespassers in January
In January 2018, Azerbaijan’s State Border Service (SBS) has detained 45 people for trespassing the state border, APA reported.
10:52 15 February
Presidents of Russia and Ukraine hold a telephone conversation
The President of Ukraine held a telephone conversation with the Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Poroshenko administration says, APA reports citing the "Zerkalo nedeli".
07:49 14 February
Ukraine deports Saakashvili on charter flight to Poland - border service
Former Georgian president, ex-governor of Ukraine's Odessa region and current opposition leader, Mikheil Saakashvili was deported from Ukraine on Monday on board a charter flight bound to Warsaw, a spokesman for Ukraine's border service stated, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
20:42 12 February